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Jhumpa Lahiri

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That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.

— Jhumpa Lahiri


Pet names are a persistant remnant of childhood, a reminder that life is not always so serious, so formal, so complicated. They are a reminder, too, that one is not all things to all people.

— Jhumpa Lahiri


Pack a pillow and blanket and see as much of the world as you can.You will not regret it.

— Jhumpa Lahiri

#inspirational #life #mottos #inspirational

Sexy means loving someone you donot know.

— Jhumpa Lahiri


She watched his lips forming the words, at the same time she heard them under her skin, under her winter coat, so near and full of warmth that she felt herself go hot.

— Jhumpa Lahiri


Pet names are a persistent remnant of childhood, a reminder that life is not always so serious, so formal, so complicated.

— Jhumpa Lahiri


...that in spite of living in a mansion an American is not above wearing a pair of secondhand pants, bought for fifty cents.

— Jhumpa Lahiri

#american #jhumpa-lahiri #life #money #the-namesake

I don't know why, but the older I get the more interested I get in my parents' marriage. And it's interesting to be married yourself, too, because there is an inevitable comparison.

— Jhumpa Lahiri

#comparison #get #i #inevitable #interested

I approach writing stories as a recorder. I think of my role as some kind of reporting device - recording and projecting.

— Jhumpa Lahiri

#device #i #i think #kind #projecting

At 6:30, which was when the national news began, my father raised the volume and adjusted the antennas. Usually I occupied myself with a book, but that night my father insisted that I pay attention.

— Jhumpa Lahiri

#attention #began #book #father #i

About Jhumpa Lahiri

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FiJhumpa Lahirir DistinguiJhumpa Lahirid Writing Award for "Indian Takeout" in Food & Wine Magazine
2002 – Guggenheim Fellowship
2002 – "Nobody's Business" selected as one of Best American Short Stories
2008 – Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award for "Unaccustomed Earth"
2009 – Asian American Literary Award for "Unaccustomed Earth". Literary career
Lahiri's early short stories faced rejection from publiJhumpa Lahirirs "for years". What drew me to my craft was the desire to force the two worlds I occupied to mingle on the page as I was not brave enough or mature enough to allow in life.

S. Jhumpa Lahiri (Bengali: ঝুম্পা লাহিড়ী; born on July 11 1967) is an Indian American author.

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